|AIDS/HIV Services||Offers various support services for low-income individuals suffering with AIDS/HIV, such as rent or utility-shut off assistance during times of crisis or an emergency, management of resources and needs which may be needed to access in the community, along with counseling in dealing with AIDS/HIV.||Westchester||HOPWA (HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS)||SHARING COMMUNITY|
|AIDS/HIV Services||Assist people living with HIV/AIDS in the Hudson Valley Region with maintaining stable, permanent housing and to find suitable housing for those in need.||Orange||HOUSING AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH AIDS/HIV||PATHSTONE - NEW YORK|
|AIDS/HIV Services||Provides comprehensive medical services, nursing, and medical case management for individuals over age 18 diagnosed with AIDS/HIV, also offers confidential HIV testing. The Rockland County Department of Health’s Early Intervention Program also offers HIV Rapid and confidential testing.||Rockland||INFECTIOUS DISEASE CLINIC||ROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH|
|Alcohol/Drug Abuse Services||Offers rental assistance at scattered housing sites for people recovering from alcoholism or substance abuse.||Orange||SHELTER PLUS CARE||REGIONAL ECONOMIC COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (RECAP)|
|Case/Care Management Services||Comprehensive social services are provided to individuals and families which include case management, information and referral, advocacy, and crisis intervention to help individuals to prevent the threat of eviction, or utility shutoffs by providing long term case management support.
||Dutchess||CASE MANAGEMENT||CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF DUTCHESS COUNTY|
|Community-Based Services||Provides community outreach centers throughout the county to meets the needs of individuals and families in need. Each center provides basic needs services along with benefits assistance. Services include food pantries, emergency housing assistance, family services to promote self-reliance and prevent future crisis.HEAP application assistance.Coordinates Medical Transportation||Clinton||COMMUNITY OUTREACH||JOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES|
|Community-Based Services||Schoharie County Community Action's Community Services include: VITA, Nutrition Outreach Education Program (NOEP), SNAP enrollment assistance, HEAP certifier, Coats for Kids, advocacy, Emergency Assistance for utilities, rent heating and food, and financial literacy.||Schoharie||COMMUNITY SERVICES||SCHOHARIE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM |
|Community-Based Services||Offers Legal counseling for immigrants, rent payment assistance, and case management for people needing assistance in navigating services for themselves and their families. Toy donation programs available for eligible children during December.||Sullivan||IMMIGRATION SERVICES||CATHOLIC CHARITIES-SULLIVAN COUNTY|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Emergency Assistance to Adults (EAA) is available to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who face emergency situations which endanger their health, safety or welfare. Emergency Assistance to Families (EAF) is a federally participating program which helps to meet the needs of persons dealing with crises and emergency situations beyond their control. Such needs could include financial help with eviction, homelessness, heating fuel, utility disconnects, domestic violence, and child care (day care or temporary foster care).||Schenectady||EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE||SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||The Emergency Assistance program guides a client through 'the system' and when other resources are not available and the client meets specific guidelines as outlined by Dutchess Outreach, they may be eligible for one time financial assistance once per lifetime including rent/mortgage payment, utility payment, prescription drug assistance, etc.
For prescription assistance, client must provide original prescription no refills.
Only provides advocacy for NYSEG customers.
Central Hudson customers must meet all of the eligibility criteria in order to receive financial assistance.
Clients encouraged to call to receive information related to if funds are exhausted. Funds are distributed on case by case situation depending on funding and other eligibility criteria. Find out this criteria directly from the organization when calling.||Dutchess||EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||DUTCHESS OUTREACH|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Offers financial help with small emergency or crisis with partial payment of rent or utilities.
NOTE: Funds may be limited, please let the caller know that funding may not be available when they call.||Putnam||EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AID||PUTNAM COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides temporary financial assistance for people in emergency situations, which may include rent payment assistance. This program may be able to assist you if you are unable to work, cannot find a job, or your income does not meet your needs. Temporary Assistance may be able to pay for expenses such as food, clothing, rent/mortgage, heat and utilities.
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.||Columbia||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||COLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||Provides help to individuals and families with basic needs during an emergency or crisis situation. Services include emergency food, and utility or rent payment assistance.||Essex||BASIC NEEDS SERVICES||ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS (ACAP)|
|Emergency Assistance Services||The Temporary Assistance Unit is responsible for evaluating and processing requests for cash assistance, and works closely with all other agency units to ensure that benefits are issued in an appropriate manner. There are five cash assistance programs which vary based on specific categorical criteria: Family Assistance (FA), Emergency Assistance to Families (EAF), Safety Net (SN) Emergency Safety Net (ESN) and Emergency Assistance to Adults (EAA).
An emergency requiring temporary shelter should be directed to the Washington County Department of Social Services (DSS).||Washington||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AID||Provides emergency relief to help cover expenses such as utility bills, mortgage and rent payments, car payments and repairs, auto insurance, home repair, food and household supplies, medical bills and copayments. Also offers Holiday financial assistance.||EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AID||COALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES|
|EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM OUTREACH||Provide emergency food and payment of rent/mortgage/utility bill when in arrears.||Suffolk||EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM OUTREACH||OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH|
|Eviction/Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance||
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) grant is a limited fund available to help with utility disconnect notices and with eviction/foreclosure prevention.||Washington||EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM||LEARNING EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP (LEAP)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Offers financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with AIDS/HIV, for housing, utilities, transportation, or other necessities due to an emergency or other situation causing a financial strain.||Clinton||AIDS/HIV SERVICES||ALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides emergency financial assistance to individuals who have been denied by public assistance, and need help paying rent, utilities, transportation, or food.||Orange||BASIC NEEDS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE||CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ORANGE COUNTY|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||CARES provides a housing subsidy for homeless persons who are HIV positive.
||Albany||CARES HIV/AIDS SHELTER PLUS CARE||CORPORATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND SERVICES (CARES) |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Limited financial aid for emergency situations. Cannot be used for Central Hudson bills, car repair, car insurance, medication, or rental security deposits except for people who receive section 8. Assists with 1 month back rent, 1st months rent, counseling expenses, and emergency food.||Orange||DIANE FINKELSTEIN FUND FOR FAMILIES IN CRISIS||JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF ORANGE COUNTY|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Emergency Assistance provides assistance to area families who are in danger of eviction or losing utilities, or need help to obtain fuel, food, or medicine. Services offered based on case by case, call for details.
||Fulton||EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE||CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides emergency financial assistance in the form of first month's rent, one month's back rent, or one month's back mortgage to eligible clients. Budget counseling is also available to interested applicants.||Ulster||EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||RUPCO|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides advocacy and mediation for tenants and landlords in and out of court to prevent eviction or in the updating of apartments, and will help with grants up to $500 to prevent eviction to eligible individuals. Also conducts workshops to empower people to help themselves.
PLEASE NOTE: Currently no direct funding available but referrals are available||Westchester||EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SERVICES HOMELESS GRANT PROGRAM||NEW ROCHELLE COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||The Salvation Army provides emergency financial and material
assistance to address needs in the area of food, clothing, shelter, rent, utilities, medication, transportation, household and furniture items. Will also provide undesignated temporary financial assistance on a case-by-case basis||Saratoga||EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE||SALVATION ARMY - SARATOGA |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides one-time emergency needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, who may not be eligible for other emergency services. Services include nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance||Orange||EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER||PATHSTONE - NEW YORK|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Warren-Hamilton Counties Community Action provides emergency rental, utility assistance and case management.
Does not assists with security deposits anymore.||Warren||EMERGENCY RENTAL, SECURITY, UTILITY ASSISTANCE||WARREN-HAMILTON COUNTIES COMMUNITY ACTION|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||CAPTAIN's Family Assistance program offers advocacy and assistance in accessing emergency funds for basic needs to families attending Shenendehowa schools. Vouchers for clothing and necessary household items are available.||Saratoga||FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||CAPTAIN COMMUNITY HUMAN SERVICES|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||This fund is to help those individuals who are normally self-sufficient and able to take of their own needs, but are unable to do so when a sudden financial emergency arises. Assistance available on a one time basis.||Orange||FINANCIAL AID/VOUCHER PROGRAMS||PEOPLE FOR PEOPLE FUND THE TIMES HERALD RECORD|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Social services including information and referral, advocacy and assistance in obtaining entitlements Emergency financial assistance when available for rent, utilities, food and clothing.||Rockland||FINANCIAL AID/VOUCHER SERVICES||CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ROCKLAND|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides financial assistance for eligible families in various ways:
Basic Living Expenses - Rent, mortgage payment and/or utilities, supermarket gift cards, when these bills have become unmanageable after a child's diagnosis and/or a parent must stop working to care for their sick child.
Illness-related Expenses - medical co-pays, transportation for treatment, medical equipment, and childcare to keep siblings safe when parents must be with their hospitalized child.
End of Life Expenses - will help with funeral arrangements and expenses, and provide bereavement support.||Westchester||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE||FRIENDS OF KAREN|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides financial assistance to Columbia and Greene County residents experiencing hardship due to illness or injury. Financial assistance to offset expenses associated with medical care such as co-pays and co-insurance, insurance premiums, and prescription drug costs as well other expenses such as rent, utilities, and vehicle gas; and, information and referral to other resources.
||Columbia||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDS||COLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Funds of up to $250 available for people with a documented psychiatric diagnosis meeting criteria for a severe and persistent mental illness. Funds can be used for emergency situations. Criteria for funds, explanation of need, copies of bills and other documents, comprehensive plan for resolution, and household incomes.||Orange||FLEX FUND||REHABILITATION SUPPORT SERVICES (RSS) - ORANGE|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides assistance to working individuals and families to prevent eviction or foreclosure as well as assistance for homeless individuals and families to obtain permanent housing after all other community resources have been utilized.||Rockland||HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION||CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ROCKLAND|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Wellspring’s NewView Housing program assists individuals and families who are homeless due to domestic violence. The program has permanent supportive and rapid rehousing components that provide rent subsidy and supportive services to help participants remain safe and work toward economic self-sufficiency.
||Saratoga||HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION, SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND RAPID RE-HOUSING PROGRAM||WELLSPRING|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Individual Support Services (ISS) offers financial rental assistance to individuals with disabilities as a support service for independent living.
||Warren||INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT SERVICES (ISS)||COMMUNITY, WORK AND INDEPENDENCE |
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Offers financial assistance for rent or utility payments, and funding for food, clothing, etc. for low income individuals and families in an emergency situation.
Utility assistance is primarily funded for electricity assistance. Oil assistance is not available regularly. Call for details.
Funding runs out often but call for information about when funding may be available.
Must have a denial letter from Social Services||Westchester||PUTNAM COUNTY AID||SALVATION ARMY PEEKSKILL CORPS|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||The Housing Choice Voucher program provides federal housing subsidies to income eligible families living throughout Columbia County, including the City of Hudson. This program helps low-income families and individuals to live in affordable and decent housing. Income eligibility guidelines must be met. Area landlords are also encouraged to contact the program for information.
||Columbia||RENTAL ASSISTANCE - HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM||COLUMBIA OPPORTUNITIES|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides direct cash grants of up to one month for mortgage or rent for individuals who may run into an emergency situation that has left them financially strapped.
PLEASE NOTE: Funding is limited and therefore is based on emergency situation and eligibility criteria||Westchester||RENT AND MORTGAGE PAYMENT ASSITANCE||WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES (WRO)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides financial assistance for partial rent payment or electric/gas bill payment when facing eviction, shut off or other emergency situations, and is determined on a case by case basis. Funds are given on a one-time basis and is only partial payment assistance, and will give referrals if more help is needed.
Please Note: FUNDING IS LIMITED and there is no guarantee to any service. Help is determined case by case. Please cal them directly for further information.||Westchester||RENT AND UTILITY PAYMENT ASSISTANCE||CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERVICES OF WESTCHESTER COUNTY|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides assistance to low income individuals and families who have need help paying a rent or utility payment because of a financial hardship due to an emergency situation.||Sullivan||RENT AND UTILITY PAYMENT ASSISTANCE||CATHOLIC CHARITIES-SULLIVAN COUNTY|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Offers financial assistance for rent or utility payment assistance, food, clothing, etc. for low income families or individuals who have experienced an emergency situation.
Please Note: Assistance is given when funding is available||Westchester||RENT AND UTILITY PAYMENT ASSISTANCE||SALVATION ARMY TARRYTOWN CORPS|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides temporary financial assistance to families and individuals for short-term help while they work toward self-sufficiency, such as Family Assistance, Safety Net Assistance and Emergency Temporary Assistance (homeless, need food, written eviction, need heating during cold weather, utilities are or are about to be shut-off, family violence)||Essex||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE||ESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides cash assistance to financially eligible families and individuals, which may include rent/utility payment assistance, emergency shelter services and/or burial expense assistance. This program also can provide access to SNAP, Medicaid, Day Care, and employment assessment and training; may also include referral to substance abuse treatment and domestic violence assistance.||Albany||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE DIVISION||ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||TANF provides cash assistance to families until they return to employment or find other avenues to support themselves.||Rensselaer||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF)||RENSSELAER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides temporary financial assistance for people in emergency situations, which may include rent payment assistance.||Hamilton||TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE (TA)||HAMILTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)|
|Financial Aid/Voucher Services||Provides utility and rent payment assistance for low income individuals or families that have experienced an emergency situation.||Ulster||UTILITY AND RENT PAYMENT ASSISTANCE||ULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE|
|Financial Assistance/Voucher Services||The Apartment Program provides housing in a community apartment for homeless women with a disability and their children. Participants receive rental assistance and case management. Apartments are rented from local landlords throughout Rensselaer County.||Rensselaer||APARTMENT PROGRAM||YWCA OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION (YWCA-GCR)|
|Housing Services||Offers foreclosure counseling workshops.||Ulster||FORECLOSURE COUNSELING WORKSHOPS||RUPCO|
|Housing Services||Works to prevent homelessness and provide housing stabilization for individuals with a history of mental illness and those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS through the provision of housing referrals, rental assistance, and case management support.||Westchester||HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||LIFTING UP WESTCHESTER|
|Housing Services||Provides assistance with rent increases to senior citizen tenants in White Plains who meet eligibility requirements.||Westchester||SENIOR CITIZEN RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM (SCRIE)||WHITE PLAINS BUILDING DEPARTMENT|
|IMMEDIATE NEEDS||Offers financial assistance to wounded service members, their families and families of the fallen. Provides integrated case management working with various agencies including nonprofit organizations, Department of Defense, the VA and/or warrior unit affiliated with the wounded service member and related medical professionals. Financial grants cover needs that are directly related to a service member's injury. Typical grants cover household utilities, gas cards for vehicle use to appointments, groceries, rent, mortgage and rental deposits. Call for more information.||IMMEDIATE NEEDS||HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS|
|Information/Referral Services||United Tenants of Albany maintains a housing hotline that responds to calls for housing information and assistance from people throughout the Capital District area. United Tenants' homelessness prevention activities include case management and landlord/tenant mediation. Emergency financial assistance is available to Albany residents facing homelessness as a result of eviction or foreclosure.||Albany||LANDLORD/TENANT PROGRAM||UNITED TENANTS OF ALBANY|
|PARISH OUTREACH||Provides an emergency 3 day supply of food. Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds are available for rent/mortgage or utility payment when in arrears through Catholic Charities. Also runs a Thrift Shop.||Suffolk||PARISH OUTREACH||ST. JOHN OF GOD ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH|
|RENTAL ASSISTANCE||FEMA's Mortgage and Rental Assistance (MRA) Program is designed to cover rent or mortgage payments for those who have suffered a financial hardship as a result of a major disaster declared by the President. Persons suffering financial hardship who are unable to pay their rent or mortgage, and are facing eviction or foreclosure, may be eligible for this program. Call or visit the website for more information.||RENTAL ASSISTANCE||FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY|
|RIVERHEAD CORPS/COMMUNITY CENTER||Provides Bible study; worship services; Sunday school; soup kitchen; food pantry; clothing vouchers; rent/mortgage assistance; heating assistance; educational workshops; free laundry service and transportation; youth programs; women's ministries; seasonal services (holiday, summer camp, back-to-school).||Suffolk||RIVERHEAD CORPS/COMMUNITY CENTER||THE SALVATION ARMY GREATER NEW YORK DIVISION|
|SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||Provides rental assistance for low and moderate income people. Under contract with Community Development Corporation of Long Island.||Suffolk||PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT||TOWN OF SMITHTOWN|
|ST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY||Provides a food pantry, a full lunchtime meal, clothing, furniture, referrals, advocacy and direct services consisting of rent assistance, prescriptions, LIPA, telephone and water payments when appropriate, bus fare, etc.||Suffolk||ST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRY||ST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/BAY SHORE|
|SUPPORTED HOUSING||Assists participants with rental stipends and supports to maintain independent living.||Suffolk||SUPPORTED HOUSING||HANDS ACROSS LONG ISLAND, INC.|
|Support Services||Provides assistance for individuals and families with rent difficulties, including one-time back rent assistance, landlord-tenant mediation, section 8 applications, and relocation assistance, including referrals to other needed services.||Westchester||EVICTION PRVENTION ASSISTANCE||WASHINGTONVILLE HOUSING ALLIANCE|
|Support Services||Provides assistance to veterans who are struggling with housing or utility issues, such as eviction prevention, housing search, or utility payment help.||Westchester||VETERANS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM||NEW ROCHELLE COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (CAP)|